Denis is 48 years old. He is married and has two children, both of whom are currently in school. Denis has a small retail shop, which he has run for five years.
To help expand his business, Denis has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more essential commodities, such as sugar, for resale. With the help of his loan from BRAC, Denis hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, he hopes to improve his family's standard of living.
About BRAC Uganda
This loan is administered by BRAC Uganda, a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda that is also a part of the BRAC international network. BRAC Uganda attempts to address poverty through a holistic model, offering programs in education, health, water & sanitation, agriculture, and microfinance. BRAC Uganda’s microfinance program aims to provide the poor with easy, reliable, and efficient access to institutional financial services, and reaches over 150,000 families in Uganda. For more on BRAC Uganda, please see our partner page, and join our lending team, Friends of BRAC Uganda.